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Peace and the Modern Mom

I have been cleaning my house for most of the day today. I always get annoyed when I do any level of real cleaning because inevitably the rooms I am not actively cleaning get trashed by the girls while I'm cleaning another section of the house. ┬áThen, I find something…

Letting Go…

I had another first as a mother last week. My eldest daughter, Sylvie, had the opportunity to go to gymnastics camp for the week. It is a 9:00 am to 5:00 pm day camp. The longest she has ever been away from me for a camp or class environment is…

Hope and Self-Destruction

I woke today thanking God for this new day. I was enjoying my girls playing and reading healing scriptures in the Bible. Then I saw the news that there had been a tragedy in Colorado. As I got online to look into the details, I was overwhelmed by what I…

Am I Lovely?

At the heart of each woman is the question, "Am I Lovely?" John and Stasi Eldredge wrote a powerful book called,┬áCaptivating, Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman's soul. I have been re-reading this book and pondering the nature of the desires I have experienced from birth, trying to better understand…

In the Eye of the Beholder

The saying goes, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." If you are the beholder, what is it that you are looking for? Do you see yourself as beautiful or do you pick yourself apart seeing only your flaws? When you look at yourself, are you aiming to look…

Happy Mother’s Day!

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="219"] Sharing the princess lollipop from Disneyland[/caption] Today is my fifth Mother's Day. Many of these days have included some sort of special brunch out with my family. I adore my family and I love spending time with them, creating memories that will hopefully last a lifetime.…

Hello world!

It's finally a reality!!! I have created my own website!! For any of you who have done this as well, I'm sure you can share in the joy I am experiencing. I'd love to share a short story as to why in the world I need to add to the…